Um, you trust your instincts. Or you hope they use English at a fifth grade level so anyone can understand what they are saying.
If someone is using bigger words that I don’t understand, without explaining what the bigger words mean… Then to me, they are trying to act smart and are trying too hard to impress. But in actuality, they don’t have a clue as to what they’re saying.
Originally posted on Quora.
Leonard Kim consults startups and writes books like The Etiquette of Social Media: How to Connect and Respond to Others in the World of Social Media